eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by LHAWKS, Oct 14, 2015.

  1. LHAWKS

    LHAWKS In the Brooder

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    I have hactch out a few eggs but 90 % of them are rooster not hen . what can I do about it I don't need the rooster I am incubator my own egg I hope someone can help!!!
    thank you all
     

  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchi Wan Kenobi Premium Member

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    There's no way to determine what gender chick will hatch out of a given egg. It's all luck of draw, unfortunately.
     
  3. LHAWKS

    LHAWKS In the Brooder

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    Thank you I did not know if was my roosters or not
     
  4. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    There are several theories that folks experiment with - from the shape of the egg to incubation conditions (specifically temperature), etc. There is a thread here you might enjoy reading and trying out: https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/969282/sexing-eggs
     

  5. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener Crossing the Road

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    Several of us are experimenting with the egg shape theory. I've increased my pullet % from 40 - 60% using this method. You might want to check out my thread. https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/958517/nutrition-and-gender-and-inducing-broodiness
     

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